The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 605 561 334
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -227
Permanent jobs citing MCAD 17 73 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.16% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.63% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 73 340
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11079 11515 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.81% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9181 9170 9053
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCAD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCAD
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCAD across the London region.

MCAD Salary Trend in London

MCAD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCAD across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MCAD Salary Histogram in London

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MCAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCAD.

1 42 (100.00%) .NET
1 42 (100.00%) MCSD
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 38 (90.48%) C#
3 37 (88.10%) ASP.NET
4 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (78.57%) Degree
6 31 (73.81%) MCTS
7 30 (71.43%) .NET Framework
7 30 (71.43%) MVC
8 28 (66.67%) NUnit
9 26 (61.90%) Scrum
10 25 (59.52%) TDD
10 25 (59.52%) Games
10 25 (59.52%) NHibernate
10 25 (59.52%) MCP
10 25 (59.52%) LINQ
10 25 (59.52%) Kanban
10 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (59.52%) Rhino Mocks
10 25 (59.52%) Moq
10 25 (59.52%) BDD
10 25 (59.52%) Web Application Development
11 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
12 13 (30.95%) HTML
13 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (21.43%) SQL
15 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
16 7 (16.67%) ITIL

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MCAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) IIS
1 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) NUnit
2 25 (59.52%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (59.52%) Moq
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (7.14%) CruiseControl
5 3 (7.14%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (59.52%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 26 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 25 (59.52%) Junior Developer
3 25 (59.52%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (59.52%) Graduate
3 25 (59.52%) Junior
4 7 (16.67%) Programmer
4 7 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Software Programmer
5 4 (9.52%) CRM Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (88.10%) ASP.NET
3 30 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 25 (59.52%) LINQ
4 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (59.52%) NHibernate
5 13 (30.95%) HTML
6 7 (16.67%) DHTML
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 5 (11.90%) WCF
7 5 (11.90%) CSS
7 5 (11.90%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) MVC
3 26 (61.90%) Scrum
4 25 (59.52%) TDD
4 25 (59.52%) Kanban
4 25 (59.52%) BDD
4 25 (59.52%) Web Application Development
5 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (16.67%) Change Control
5 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) CRM
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) Time Management
9 2 (4.76%) SOA
10 1 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) MCSD
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (78.57%) Degree
3 31 (73.81%) MCTS
4 25 (59.52%) MCP
5 6 (14.29%) MCPD
6 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft